Psalms 91 – My Refuge

Psalm 91

(A variation of original version by Sons of Korah)
(capo 1)
                G                    D                       Em
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
                 G                D                           Em
Will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty
           C               G                           G  D   Em
I will say of Yahweh, “He is my refuge
       C                  G                           G    D
My El and my shield in whom I trust”

 

G                      D                               Em
Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare
          G                          D                      Em
And from the deadly pestilence as well
                 C                 G                        G  D   Em
He will cover over you with his feathers
         C                              G                                    G  D
And there under his wings you will find peace
                C           D                                 G
And his faithfulness will be your shield

 

 
Instrumental:  C  G  D Em C G D

 

                    G             D                       Em
You’ll not fear the terror of the nighttime
                 G                D           Em
Nor the arrow that flies by day
                  C                           G                      G       D   Em
Nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness
                  C                         G                   G  D
Nor the plague that destroys at midday

 

 
     G                           D                               Em
A thousand may fall my fall at your side
          G                              D                           Em
Ten thousand may fall at your right hand
         C                           G                                    G D  Em
But it will not come near you, you will only see
                  C                 G                                    G  D
You will only observe when judgment comes

 

             Em                     B7              C            D
For he commands his angels concerning you        
      Em                         B7                     C    D
To guard you wherever you may go             
            Em                    B7                          C      D
To be with you and lift you in their hands                
                Em                                    B7                           C  D  
So that you don’t strike your foot against the stone

 

            G                         D                                Em
But if you make the Most High your dwelling
G               D                          Em
Even Yahweh who is my refuge
C                             G                   G   D    Em
Surely no great harm will befall you
        C                     G                                          G D
No disaster will come there near your home
 
             Em                     B7              C            D
For he commands his angels concerning you        
      Em                         B7                     C    D
To guard you wherever you may go             
            Em                    B7                          C      D
To be with you and lift you in their hands                
                Em                                    B7                           C  D  
So that you don’t strike your foot against the stone
                  B7                                                    Em
You will tread upon the lion and the cobra
          C              Am                               B7
And trample upon the serpent’s head
                  B7                                                     Em
You will tread upon the lion and the cobra
           C             Am                                D
And trample upon the serpent’s head

 

 
                      G                                             D                      Em
Because he loves me, says Yahweh, I will rescue him
            G                               D                      Em
I will protect him for he knows my name
               C                   G                   G  D Em
He will call on me and I will answer
            C                     G                                 G         D
I will be with him always and I will honor him

 

              G      D                Em
With a long, long, long life
              G                        D              Em
I will satisfy him with long life
              G       D              Em
With a long, long, long life
           G                    D         Em
I will show him my salvation
              G       D                    Em
With a long, long eternal life
             G                          D           Em
I will satisfy him with long life
               G       D                      Em
With a long, long, eternal life
          G               D         Em                                  G       D                Em
I will show him my salvation …… With a long, long, long life
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